Daily Archives: January 18, 2014

Reducing Poverty, Part 2

Many Americans (Tom Reed is one) believe that poverty is an individual problem, that the poor are responsible for their poverty.  This idea may stem from personal experience, our colonial heritage, or the myth of the wild-west, but it is constantly … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on LIHEAP

Tom writes: Rep. Tom Reed announced today (Jan. 15) the House-passed fiscal year 2014 consolidated appropriations bill includes $3.4 billion in heating assistance and a significant boost to low-income families in cold weather states like New York.  LIHEAP funding by … Continue reading

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